As you are planning your first trip to the Smoky Mountains, it is easy to become overwhelmed with all the information you read. You have probably discovered you have hundreds of restaurants to choose from and probably only a few days in town. To help out with the decision making process, we have put together this list of 5 restaurants in Gatlinburg that first-time visitors need to try:
Are you craving a hearty, Southern breakfast? Well, one dish that’s a staple of any good Southern meal is biscuits and gravy. And we know the best places to get it! The Smokies are known for some of the best breakfast restaurants, and that means the best biscuits and gravy, too. Here are 8 of our favorite restaurants in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge for biscuits and gravy:
It’s no secret that the Smokies are filled with excellent dining options, and that includes Gatlinburg! When you are visiting, you will have an array of different places to get a fantastic meal. Whether you are looking for a great family restaurant or a quiet spot for a romantic dinner, the perfect place to eat is just minutes away! Here are 6 of the best restaurants in Gatlinburg TN for any occasion:
There’s a brand new restaurant in Gatlinburg serving up fried chicken and a variety of dipping sauces! Celebrity chef Guy Fieri is opening 4 locations of his Chicken Guy! restaurant across the state of Tennessee, and Gatlinburg is now home to one of them. Fieri first announced his plans to open Gatlinburg's location of Chicken Guy! in 2019, and this chicken restaurant is now open! We’ve got all the details on this new restaurant in Gatlinburg and other celebrity restaurants in the Smoky Mountains.
Will you be spending Thanksgiving in the Smoky Mountains? Get a jumpstart on your holiday meal planning today by deciding which of the many excellent Smoky Mountain restaurants open on Thanksgiving you and your family will want to visit. Here, you will find the name, address, phone number, and holiday hours of all the best Smoky Mountains restaurants that will be open this Thanksgiving.
Gatlinburg is saying goodbye to the summer season with a week-long food festival! If you love burgers, then this festival was made for you. At GatlinBURGER, visitors will be able to enjoy 16 different burgers from local chefs. We’ve got all the details on the Gatlinburg food festival for you!
There’s nothing better than sharing a slice of pizza with your friends and family while you’re on vacation! You won’t be disappointed with the selection of pizza places in Gatlinburg, and we want to share the best ones with you! Here are the top 7 places to get pizza in Gatlinburg:
If you’ve ever visited The Village Shops in Gatlinburg, you may have smelled something delicious wafting through the air as you walk around. It was probably the smell of incredible goodies from The Donut Friar, an amazing donut and pastry shop that’s been serving guests of Gatlinburg for decades! We want to share more about The Donut Friar in Gatlinburg with you, including the history of the shop.
If you’re planning on hosting an event on your next trip to the Smokies, you have to give Buddy’s Bar-b-q a call for the best catering in the area! Since 1972, Buddy’s has earned the title “the Greater Caterer” by offering mouthwatering, high quality food at a reasonable price. Here are 5 reasons why Buddy’s Bar-b-q should cater your next event:
The Gatlinburg Arts and Crafts Community is a unique part of the Smoky Mountains. In this area, several shops keep the Appalachian culture alive by sharing their skills with the rest of the world. You’ll find handmade pottery, jewelry, quilts, art, and so much more in this small community, and there are also incredible eateries where you’ll be able to taste amazing food! You won’t want to miss out on the opportunity to support local businesses and try incredible cuisine from some hidden gems while you’re in town. Here are the top 6 restaurants in the Gatlinburg Arts and Crafts Community that are off the beaten path:
If you love sweets, you’ll be happy to know Crazy Mason Milkshake Bar is now open in Gatlinburg TN! This restaurant expanded from South Carolina into Tennessee. The Crazy Mason is known for their incredible milkshakes served in mason jars that are picture worthy. Learn more about the Crazy Mason Milkshake Bar below:
If you’re in the mood for an authentic, Mexican meal when you’re in the Smoky Mountains, you’re in luck! There are plenty of delicious restaurants for you to choose from. To help you make your decision of where to dine, we’ve made a list of 5 of the best Mexican restaurants in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge!